Brian Bushart is the Curriculum Coordinator for Elementary Mathematics in Round Rock ISD in Round Rock, Texas. He received his B.S. degree in Applied Learning and Development from The University of Texas at Austin in 2001. He then taught elementary school in the Austin area for eight years. During that time, he earned his M.Ed. in Curriculum and Development from The University of Texas at Austin. In 2009, he took advantage of an opportunity to join Time To Know, an education company based out of Israel. For the next five years, Brian led a team of content developers creating digital math curriculum. Brian entered his current role in Round Rock ISD in 2014.
Brian’s passion is fostering teachers’ and students’ identities as mathematical sense makers. Brian has shared this work at local, state, and national conferences including NCTM, CAMT, and the CGI National Conference. Brian is committed to his own professional learning and that of other educators. In 2014, he co-founded #ElemMathChat, a national Twitter chat that creates a welcoming space for elementary educators to network and grow professionally. For the past two years, he served on the board of Global Math Department, an organization that provides weekly professional development webinars and newsletters to educators across the globe. Starting in fall 2018 he will begin serving as the Vice President of the Texas Association of Supervisors of Mathematics. Brian also volunteers on conference planning committees including the 2017 NCTM Innov8 Conference, the 2018 NCTM Regional Conference in Seattle, and CAMT 2019.
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